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Sightseeing Information

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Tourism information

Hachinohe General Tourism Plaza

The Hachinohe General Tourism Plaza is the closest tourist information to the Tohoku Shinkansen Hachinohe Station. It provides general information about tourist spots, transportation organizations (tourist taxis, tour buses, rental cars), accommodation facilities, etc. In the Plaza, a mini-float from the Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival and a monument to the Gassho clay figure which is a National Treasure are displayed. The Plaxs is also a good place to meet or take a break.

Address 1-1 Aza Tateda, Shiriuchimachi, Hachinohe City JR Hachinohe Station Building, 2nd Floor
Phone 0178-27-4243
Hours 9:00 AM-7:00 (9:00 AM-5:00 PM on December 30 and January 1 & 2)
Regular Holidays December 31
Languages supported English
Free WiFi (For non-Japanese visitors)

Hachinohe Portal Museum “hacchi” Information

As the name suggests, the Hachinohe Portal Museum “hacchi”, located in the city center, serves as the gateway to tourism in Hachinohe. Its elaborate displays are the perfect way to get ready for sightseeing in Hachinohe. Get your Hachinohe tourism information at the “Hacchi Information” reception desk on the first floor. Across from Information is “Bus Navi”, where you can confirm bus arrival times in real time. It’s also a convenient spot to wait for a bus.

Address 11-1 Mikkamachi, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-22-8228
Hours 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM​Tenants’ hours vary by shop
Regular Holidays Every second Tuesday (Closed the following day if Tuesday is a holiday), December 31, January 1
Languages supported English, Chinese
Free WiFi Available

Tanesashi Kaigan Information Center / Rest Area

The Tanesashi Kaigan Information Center, located across from the Tanesashi Natural Grass Area, runs hands-on programs and provides information regarding the nature and livelihood of the Tanesashi Coast, Hashikamidake region and Michinoku Shiokaze Trail.. The Tanesashi Kaigan Rest Area next door offers an original menu with items that can only be found at Tanesashi. The “Bus Navi” facility allows you to relax and wait comfortably, knowing that a notification will be provided when your bus is approaching.

Address 14-167 Aza Tanakubo, Oaza Same-machi, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-51-8500
Hours April-November 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
December-March 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
January 2-3 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Closed December 29-January 1 * Opening and closing hours may change temporarily
Free WiFi Can be used in the Tanesashi Kaigan Rest Area

Currency exchange

Aomori Bank, Hachinohe Branch

Address 10-2 Bancho, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-43-0111
Hours 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Closed Saturdays / Sundays / Holidays

Aomori Bank, Same Branch

Address 27-8 Aza Mochikoshizawa, Oaza Same-machi, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-33-1121
Hours 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Closed Saturdays / Sundays / Holidays

Michinoku Bank, Hachinohe Sales Department

Address 27 Oaza Yokamachi, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-43-3141
Hours 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Closed Saturdays / Sundays / Holidays

Michinoku Bank, Hachinohe Station Branch

Address 2-2-8 Ichibancho, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-27-3456
Hours 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Closed Saturdays / Sundays / Holidays

Hachinohe Post Office, Japan Post Bank, Hachinohe Branch

Address 4-25-9 Shiroshita, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-22-4322
Hours 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Closed Saturdays / Sundays / Holidays

Duty-free shops

Nakago​Miharuya Branch

Address 13 Jusannichimachi, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-24-7111
Hours 2nd Floor-5th Floor​10:00 – 7:00 PM     / 1st Floor, Basement​10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day *May change

Sakurano Department Store​Hachinohe Branch

Address 13 Mikkamachi, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-44-1151
Hours 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day *May change

New Bag Morita​Hachinohe Mikkamachi Main Branch

Address 14-1 Mikkamachi, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-22-0898
Hours 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Closed Open every day

Suit Select​Hachinohe Branch

Address (Cino Hachinohe 1st Floor, 16 Jusannichimachi, Hachinohe City, Aomori)
Phone 0178-73-2721
Hours 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Tsuruha Drugs​Hon-Hachinohe Station Branch

Address 2-1-12 Shiroshita, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-71-3268
Hours 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Don Quijote​Hachinohe Branch

Address 2-14-1 Koyo, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-45-3810
Hours 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Studio.S​Hachinohe Lapia Branch

Address Hachinohe Shopping Center Lapia 1st Floor, 2-14-1 Koyo, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-47-1664
Hours 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Ito Yokado​Hachinohe Numadate Branch

Address 4-7-111 Numadate, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-22-5511
Hours Food Dept. 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM / Clothing & Household Goods 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Sunday​Hachinohe Numadate Branch

Address 4-7-114 Numadate, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-41-2202
Hours 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Super Sports Xebio​Piadu Hachinohe Branch

Address 4-7-113 Numadate, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-47-0801
Hours 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

7Bi-no-Garden​Hachinohe Numadate Branch

Address 4-7-111 Uchimaru, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-22-5511 (Agent: Ito Yokado, Hachinohe Numadate Branch)
Hours 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Shoe Plaza​Symphony Plaza Numadate Branch

Address Symphony Plaza Numadate, 4-4-8 Numadate, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-73-5015
Hours 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Aeon​Hachinohe Tamukai Branch

Address 27-1 Aza Bishamon, Oaza Tamukai, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-71-8866
Hours 1st Floor​7:00 AM – 10:00 PM / Service Counter​9:00 AM – 10:00 PM / Specialty Shop Section 10:00 AM – 10 – 00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Konaka Men’s Clothing​Hachinohe Ruike Branch

Address 4-10-11 Ruike, Hachinohe City, Aomori
Phone 0178-44-8147
Hours 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Special Brand R45​Hachinohe Branch

Address 6-1 Niida-Terakubo, Hachinohe City
Phone 0178-30-1003
Hours Weekdays​10:30 AM – 7:30 PM The day before a holiday, Saturdays​10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Sundays, Holidays​10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Closed No regular closing day

Kuji Amber​Hachinohe Branch

Address 1-9-22 Ichibancho, Hachinohe City, Aomori
Phone 0178-27-8589
Hours 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Closed December 31

Free WiFi spots

Hachinohe General Tourism Plaza has links to tourist information and tourist information locations; other facilities link to tourist spot information

  • Hachinohe General Tourism Plaza
  • Hachinohe Portal Museum “hacchi”
  • Tanesashi Kaigan Rest Area
  • Kabushima Rest Area
  • Korekawa Jomon Kan (Hachinohe Archaeological Institution)